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More about Director of Nursing Jobs in Portland
The Portland healthcare market has a low unemployment rate for registered nurses. Qualified registered nursing candidates looking for director of nursing jobs in Portland have many options available to them. Determine what’s important to you and we’ll match you with the right DON employer. Here are some other important considerations:
Work Environments for Director of Nursing Jobs in Portland
There are director of nursing (DON) roles available at Portland hospitals, nursing homes, senior care communities (including assisted living and memory care sites), as well as home care and hospice agencies. All these work environments require a strong director of nursing to effectively lead their clinical work.
Management Roles for Oregon Nursing Directors
Registered nurses (RNs) in Portland who want more leadership responsibilities in a managerial capacity are ideal candidates for a DON role. There are essentially three key areas of responsibility involved in being a successful director of nursing, including:
- Clinical Excellence – As a Portland clinical leader, you’ll oversee all aspects of the nursing staff and standards of care.
- Administrative Expertise – You’ll be accountable for the department’s budget, proper handling of Portland patients’ medical information, as well as needed clinical policies and procedures.
- Managerial Leadership – You’ll need to exhibit strong leadership qualities as you interact with other Oregon senior leaders, make difficult decisions for the organization, tackle conflict-resolution and more.
Degree or Credentials for Nursing Director Jobs
Experience can certainly play a part when contemplating a move to a director of nursing job in Portland. You’ll garner the respect of your team by having had a solid background that includes hands-on skills. From an education perspective, some employers prefer their DON to have a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and Healthcare Administration degree. Additional leadership training is a plus.
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